Póg Mo Goal is a new Irish football magazine focused on considered design and great quality writing from around the world.
The magazine features writers, photographers and illustrators from Ireland and around the globe, including Hong Kong, USA, Brazil, Australia, The Netherlands, France, Italy and the UK.
It includes Johnny Hynes of LFC magazine asking does style matter in football or is it just winning at all costs that counts. How Robbie Keane conquered America, the GAA’s ban on foreign games and famous games and events in the ‘Home of Irish Football’ Dalymount Park. David Villa’s brief cameo in the A League and the impact of the City Football group on the Australian domestic game. The Eritrean national team transplanted to the Dutch country-side. Rafael Esquer’s Studio Alfalfa reveal the inspiration behind the crest design of one of MLS’ newest franchises New York City FC. Typographer Sander Neijnens examines shirt number design. Specially commissioned pieces by illustrators Samuel Byrnes, Planning Unit, Geo Law, Ruben Gerard and more.
Issue 2 contributors:
Ciarán Culligan – Photographer, Ireland
Rafael Esquer – Studio Alfalfa, US
Przemek Niciejewski – Photographer, Poland
Osvaldo Casanova – Illustrator, Italy
Samuel Byrnes – Illustrator, Australia
Planning Unit – Design, UK
Donal Fallon – Come Here To Me, Ireland
Geo Law – Illustrator, UK
Robert Mora – Photographer, USA
Herman Joustra – Staantribune, The Netherlands
Thijs Brouwers – Photographer, The Netherlands
Stuart Roy Clarke – Photographer, UK
Samuel Bono – Illustrator, Brazil
Ian Kerr – Thin White Line, Australia
Aleksandar Jason – Photographer, Australia
Fenomeno CHOI – Illustrator, South Korea
David Toms – Football Historian, Ireland
Sander Neijnens – Typographer, The Netherlands
Johnny Hynes – Liverpool FC magazine, Ireland
Ruben Gerard – Illustrator, France